6 Hiking Spots for Nature Lovers in Malaysia

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Instead of your normal walk, jog or running, why don’t you take a walk at a higher altitude, cooler air and enjoy the spectacular view from the top. Here are some of the easy hiking spots that you can try over the weekend.


1) Bukit Saga

Bukit Saga is a low hill with about 410m tall. It is located within the same vicinity with Ahpek Hill, Cheras. The hike is steep despite the low elevation. There’s many up and down trails during your hike.The hike will lead you into an amazing waterfall. It is estimated that you will take up to 3 hours to complete this hike.

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2) Bukit Dinding

Bukit Dinding is among the highest point in Kuala Lumpur which is at 291m tall. The hike is moderately steep. On your way to the top, you can enjoy the beautiful view of Ampang Hills, Lagong Hills and Genting Highlands. It is estimated that you will take about 1 to 2 hours to complete this hike.

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3) Bukit Tabur

Bukit Tabur is located nearby The Klang Gates Dam and Gombak Nature Reserve. This hill is less than 500m tall. This place is famous among spot to watch sun rise or sun set over the city of Kuala Lumpur. It is estimated that you will take about 3 to 4 hours to complete this hike.

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4) Bukit Gasing

Bukit Gasing is located right at the border of Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur. The peak is only at 160m tall with quite a number of steep slopes. It is the favourite among the nature lovers who come here to view the leaf monkeys and to do the bird watching. You can enjoy the panoramic view of both Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya from the top of this hill. It is estimated that you will take about 1 hour and 45 minutes to complete the hike.

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5) Broga Hill

Broga Hill offers you the breathtaking view of Selangor and Negeri Sembilan. It is one of the famous hiking spot to watch the sunrise with the cool air around you. The hill is about 400m tall. The hike is relatively easy. It will take you about 20 minutes to 45 minutes to reach the peak.

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6) Lepok Hill

Lepok Hill at Hulu Langat is a bit more secluded if you compare to other popular hiking spots such as Broga Hill.A scenic waterfall awaits you after your hike at Lepok hill. You will pass by small wooden bridge at the entrance, an old abandoned house, a large pipeline and bamboo tress before you reach the waterfall. It will take you about 45 minutes to reach the peak.

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